Mascot outside Duggie's Dogs hot dog restaurant
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Will lab-grown meat cut the mustard?

Dutch scientists have created strips of muscle tissue from stem cells from which they hope to make the world's first laboratory grown hamburger later this year.

The aim of the research is to develop a more efficient way of producing meat than rearing animals.

The BBC's Pallab Ghosh went to Duggie's Dogs hot dog restaurant in Downtown Vancouver to find out what the owner, DuggieLuv, and his customers thought of the idea.

  • 20 Feb 2012